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Re: [Proposal] Upgrade newraff hardware

On Tue, 2005-03-15 at 02:55 -0800, Brian Nelson wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 11:05:13AM +0100, Bill Allombert wrote:
> > Hello Debian developers,
> > 
> > It had come several times that one major problem is the load of
> > wanna-build connection on newraff, and the time and memory it take 
> > to run the testing scripts.
> > 
> > Debian certainly has enough goodwill to get a donation of a couple of
> > really fast box with lots of RAM, and has enough money to buy them
> > anyway.  Especially a box with SSL exchange hardware support could be
> > useful. 
> Sounds like it's already quite powerful:
> Processor: Dual Intel P4 Xeon 2.8Ghz 
> Memory: 6Gb 

Given sufficient load, even that can be insufficient.  A quad-
Opteron (in 32-bit mode, of course) would be sweet.

> Disk space: 735Gb [6x147Gb RAID 5] 
> Bandwidth: 100Mbit colocated LAN 

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